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LaMalfa Announces Additional Grant Funding for Health Centers to Combat Coronavirus

(Washington, DC) — Congressman Doug LaMalfa (R-Richvale) Issued the following statement after the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) released $6,848,479 to health centers in California’s First Congressional District, including $703,685 to Mountain Valleys Health Centers, $772,760 to Western Sierra Medical Clinic, Inc., $532,670 to Shingletown Medical Center, $622,910 to Hill Country Community Clinic, $622,190 to Sierra Family Medical Clinic, Inc., $567,755 McCloud Healthcare Clinic, Inc., $717,530 to Northeastern Rural Health Clinics, $576,815 to Karuk Tribe, $625,790 to Greenville Rancheria, and $1,106,374 to Shasta Community Health Center. These grants were received after the enactment of the Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security (CARES) Act, which authorized $1.32 billion in immediate additional funding for health centers nationwide to respond to coronavirus.

LaMalfa said: “These grants will provide timely critical aid to Northern California health clinics that are on the frontlines of this pandemic. Our healthcare workers are doing heroic work taking care of our neighbors, friends, and families during this difficult time. I appreciate the Trump Administration for providing these resources to our health centers so that they can provide their patients with the highest level of care.”

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